Canker Sores and Cold Sores Are Not The Same

Mouth sores are annoying. They can be irritating and ugly, and can even cause quite a bit of pain. Two of the most common kinds of mouth sores are canker sores and cold sores. Though often referred to interchangeably, they are not, in fact, the same. Canker sores are small ulcerations with a white or… Read more »

Getting Dental Sealants

Are you vulnerable to cavities on your teeth? If you don’t have dental sealants applied, the answer may be yes. We amassed this post to help you learn a small bit more about dental sealants; continue reading to increase your understanding, and feel free to contact us to plan an appointment if you’d like to… Read more »

Calcium Daily Dose, Sans Milk

To get the recommended daily dose of calcium, many people turn to dairy products. They are excellent calcium sources. But if you need to limit dairy, how can you get the recommended daily dose of 1,000-2,000mg per day? There are actually many non-dairy foods with great calcium content. Here are some alternatives to consider: Dark… Read more »

Your Toothbrush: Take Care of It!

There are many things to consider as you properly buy, store, and protect your most-used dental hygiene tool. Here are some things to think about regarding taking care of your toothbrush. Buy a new toothbrush every 3-4 months. Replace your brush earlier if it becomes contaminated in any way. You should also replace the toothbrush… Read more »

Basics of Smile Care

It’s easy, in the frantic push of life, to let the little things slide. But oral health care is no little thing! Here are some basics to remember as you try to give your teeth the best care you can. Brush: Remember to brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day. This is a… Read more »

What Can I Do to Prepare My Child’s Smile for Vacation?

Is your biggest fear during vacation a dental emergency? If so, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team don’t blame you. Dental emergencies can definitely put a damper on the sightseeing and other fun adventures. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help you and your child avoid this situation. The first thing is… Read more »

A New Dental Bridge Needs to Be Included in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Regimen

Your new dental bridge installed by Dr. represents a significant investment in restoring the presence of a tooth that was lost to dental trauma or untreated tooth decay. It was created from durable dental materials capable of replicating the natural strength of your original tooth. Even though it will not be directly vulnerable to tooth… Read more »

A Dental Crown Can Give You a Healthy Smile

Did you know that there is a cosmetic dentistry procedure that can vastly improve the look of teeth and is also highly effective at covering damage and discoloration? It is called a dental crown, and it could be your ticket to better oral health. With dental crowns, the damage that has occurred to a tooth,… Read more »

What Causes Toothaches?

Toothaches can keep you from being able to concentrate on daily tasks, and they make it hard to eat. But what causes them, and what can you do to stop them? If you have a toothache, first rinse the mouth out with warm water. Then, gently use floss or another interdental cleaner to remove any… Read more »

Do You Have a Cavity? We Can Help!

You probably understand there are many things you’ll need to do to keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong. For instance, you may know that brushing and flossing are very important. You probably also understand that you should set up at least two appointments within a year. These appointments will give us the opportunity… Read more »